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Samsung Sets Principles of Recycling Returned Galaxy Note 7’s Ahead of Galaxy S8 Announcement

If you were watching Samsung's Mobile World Congress 2017 live stream, you might have witnessed a protester come on stage during Samsung Electronics Europe's Chief Marketing Officer's, David Lowes, opening statement. The protester accomplished their purpose as they got Mr. Lowes to respond, "I think you've made your point". The incident at the time was not...

Samsung to Completely Disable Charging on Remaining Unreturned Galaxy Note 7’s

With the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus hogging the limelight with their leaks, everyone in the world has moved on from the debacle of the Galaxy Note 7. Almost everyone in the world, apparently. According to a report originating from South Korea, Samsung has received 97% of the Galaxy Note 7's sold in South Korea....

Report: Samsung To Launch Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 With a Smaller Battery

A new report coming out of South Korea suggests Samsung is considering selling refurbished units of the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung's flagship phablet which the company had to discontinue last year due to dangerous battery failures. Last month, Samsung released its investigative report regarding the Galaxy Note 7's battery fiasco. In which the company blamed the...

[Update: U.S. too] Samsung to cut WiFi, Bluetooth & Cellular Connectivity of the Note 7 in Canada

To this day, there are still customers who insist on keeping their Samsung Galaxy Note 7, despite knowing the risks. Samsung has been continuously taking steps in an attempt to force people to abide by the recall. We've covered the explosiveness of this phone in depth here at XDA, so it shouldn't be of any surprise...

Report: 70% of Note 7 owners will stick with Samsung

Unless you've been living under a rock these past few weeks, you've probably heard of the sometimes explosive nature of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7's battery. The fiasco has resulted in Samsung recalling the millions of phones it had shipped out: not once, but twice. Samsung has been so careful with trying to salvage what's...

Samsung Still Does Not Know Cause of Note 7 Fires, Development of S8 Delayed

You already know about the Note 7 and all of its battery combustion issues. When the early reports related to the Galaxy Note 7 going up in smokes started coming in, Samsung conducted an investigation which led it to believe that the issue was restricted to batteries supplied from one particular component supplier. This incorrect diagnosis...

Samsung Setting Up Galaxy Note 7 Exchange Booths at International Airports

With the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 being far from a done and dusted chapter in Samsung's year, the company is taking steps to try and salvage as much of its brand reputation and loyalty as it can possibly, keeping in mind the serious nature of the incident. With the Note 7 production and sales being halted,...

Samsung to Permanently Discontinue Production and Sales of Galaxy Note 7

It's been a rough ride for Samsung in the second half of 2016. After news emerged that Samsung would be pausing the production of the Note 7, newer developments kill off all hopes of the "temporary halt" ever transitioning back to full scale production. For starters, yet another Galaxy Note 7 burned up, this time in...

Samsung Temporarily Halts Production of Note 7; Carriers Halt Sales

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is turning out to be a bit of a blight to Samsung's otherwise impressive phone lineup, sales records and reputation in the market -- all of which have taken a big hit ever since the Note 7's started catching fire. After the first few reports, Samsung had initiated a recall...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Could Face Second Recall as Investigation Continues

Unless you were living under a rock, you already have a fair idea of what is happening with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and its battery explosion incidents. To protect consumers and their safety, the company undertook a recall where it asked users to turn in "older" Note 7 devices and gave them an option...

Samsung Spokesperson: U.S. Galaxy Note 7 Solutions Will Be Through CPSC; No Charge-Limit OTA Yet

Earlier today we shared news from The Korea Times about an upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 7 update in Korea that will limit the maximum charge it is able to hold. Given that several of us own a Note 7 as well we are naturally concerned about this and the possible implications for U.S. carriers. Thankfully a Samsung spokesperson was...

Exynos 8890 vs. Snapdragon 820 Note 7 Performance Analysis: Endurance, Throttling & Thermals

In typical Samsung fashion, the Note 7 comes with two different processing packages, meaning users once more are wondering whether they are getting the “best” flagship out of the two. We, too, wanted to find out just how these two variants stack up. Exynos and Snapdragon chipsets have been battling it out inside Samsung flagships for a...